Marcia Pitch is a visual artist living and working in Vancouver. Having received her B.F.A. from the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, she attended the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland, California and the University of British Columbia, obtaining her teacher’s training in Art Education. She has exhibited in numerous solo and group shows across Canada. A recipient of several Canada Council Visual Arts Grants, her work is in many private and public collections in North America and represented in numerous catalogues.
Ms.Pitch’s work continues to be on the “cutting edge” of contemporary art – presenting a unique, penetrating and powerful vision of our society.
1965-68 B.F.A. University of Manitoba
1968-69 Graduate work, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, California
1969-70 Teaching Certificate, University of British Columbia
Selected Solo Exhibitions:
2023: The Invisible Woman, The McClure Gallery, Montreal, Qc.
2018: About Face, Richmond Galleria, City Hall Richmond, B.C.
2014: Between Madness and Delight, Reach Museum, Abbotsford, B.C.
2012: My Darling Deviants, Harcourt House, Edmonton, Alberta
2009: Beyond the Playroom, TNG Gallery +15 Window, Calgary, Alberta
2003: The Playroom, Art + Soul Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
2001: Bite my Tongue:Art with Teeth, Gallery 1C03, University of Winnipeg
1993: Off the Wall, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan
1993: Gallery of the South Okanagan, Penticton, B.C.
1987: Recycled Images, Shalom Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
1985: Boogymen, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Emily Carr School of Art, Vancouver B.C.
1985: Voices of Darkness, Pitt International Galleries, Vancouver B.C.
1984: Pitch Black Circus: Burnaby Art Gallery
1982: Wargames and Fearscapes, Plug In Gallery, Winnipeg
1982: Wargames and Fearscapes, S.A.W. Gallery, Ottawa
1982: War Games, Powerhouse Gallery, Montreal
1981: Sunshine Coast Art Gallery, Sechelt, B.C.
1981: Arsenal, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver B.C.
1980: Garden Labyrinth, Women In Focus Gallery, Vancouver
Selected Group Exhibitions:
2022: I Wanted to go on a Space Walk but had Nothing to Wear, City Scape Gallery, North Vancouver
2021: Still Life, Workhorse collective Magazine, U.K.
2021: Paper Cuts, Collage Art Show, Collapse Gallery, Wenatchee, WA.
2020: The Artificial, Workhorse Collective Magazine, U.K.
2020: Making Faces, featured article, ArtConnect, International online exhibition, Germany
2020: Shout out your Window, Grunt Gallery, Mount Pleasant Community Art Screen, Vancouver B.C.
2020: Taking Time, ArtConnect, International online exhibition, Germany
2019: Luminescence IV, Deer Lake Gallery, Burnaby, B.C.
2019: Revision: the art of recycling, Deer lake Gallery, Burnaby B.C.
2016: Kitchen Midden, Griffin Art Project, North Vancouver, B.C.
curated by Anne Low and Garth Moore
2013: Disquiet: Two Rivers Gallery, Prince George (catalogue)
2010: The Things That We Do, Simon Fraser Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
2010: Midnight in the Nursery, Port Moody Art Centre, Port Moody, B.C.
2007: Art Toys: Making Belief, Gallery Gachet, Vancouver B.C.
1993: ARTROPOLIS, Vancouver, B.C.
1993: Straight from the Pile: Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby B.C.
1992: Two Walls: Grunt Gallery, Vancouver B.C.
1991: Babylands, Community Arts Council Gallery, B.C.
1990: Malaspina Print Show, Vancouver , B.C.
1989: “Some Assembly Required”: Seattle Washington
1988: Burnaby Art Gallery,
1988: Cartwright St. Gallery
1988: Snake Pit, Theatre Tableaux, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba
1987: Knife Thrower, ARTROPOLIS, Vancouver, B.C.
1984: Hot Potatoes, THE WAREHOUSE SHOW, Vancouver, B.C.
1983: A.K.A. Gallery: Saskatoon
1980: Contemporary Art Gallery
Collections and Awards:
Winnipeg Art Gallery
Burnaby Art Gallery
Contemporary Art Gallery
Vancouver General Hospital
1982 Canada Council Short Term Grant
2023 Canada Council Project Grant